Chadwick Boseman Lands Role in ’17 Bridges’

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It looks like the Black Panther actor is setting the Black Panther suit down for a while and is set to star in a new action thriller from STXfilms.

The Message from the King actor posted the news on his Instagram that he will be playing Detective Andre Davis in the upcoming thriller 17 Bridges, directed by Brian Kirk. Chadwick also expressed his excitement for working alongside fellow costars Taylor Kitsch, Keith David, and Stephan James.


Chadwick’s costars expressed their excitement for landing their roles. Taylor Kitsch sneaked a photo from the set and joked that he begged for his role, got kicked off, came back the next day and then was offered the chance to play a drunk alley cat. Luckily, they are keeping Taylor for good.


Stephan James’ announcement took a different approach than Taylor’s because he was seemingly speechless, “this one just feels different.”

 

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The film follows Chadwick’s character, Detective Andre Davis, who is looking for a pair of cop killers which leads to a state-wide search. The two suspects are played by Taylor Kitsch and Stephan James. 17 bridges are closed to stop the criminals from leaving Manhattan.

We cannot wait to see 17 Bridges on the big screen.